Mckellar Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Mckellar (2617) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 9 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Mckellar is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Mckellar was 2,798 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mckellar is 38 years of age.

69.0% of people living in the suburb of Mckellar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 2.2% China , 1.8% Croatia, 1.8% Vietnam, 1.6% Italy, 1.4% India, 1.2% Sri Lanka, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Greece, 0.6% Chile, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% Germany.

71.7% of people living in Mckellar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Other, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Croatian, 2.4% Italian, 2.1% Mandarin, 2.0% Vietnamese, 1.6% Greek, 1.4% Spanish, 1.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Mckellar is 31.2% Catholic, 22.1% No religion, 13.0% Anglican, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.9% Buddhism, 3.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Islam, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist.

55.8% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 65 widowed people living in Mckellar.

62.3% of the people living in Mckellar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Mckellar has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Mckellar are 26.9% Professionals, 19.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Managers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Technicians & trades workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 5.3% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mckellar work in are 27.5% Public administration and safety, 10.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Education and training, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Retail trade, 7.7% Construction, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 3.0% Other services, 2.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 37.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $836 per week and the median household income is $2125 per week.

The median rent in Mckellar is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mckellar postcode 2617

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